Karen Randall’s articles and photography have been published in six languages in 9 countries. Formany years she authored the monthly column, “Sunken Gardens”in Aquarium Fish Magazine. She is an international speaker on aquarium related subjects.
Karen is past president of the Boston Aquarium Society, andserves on the board of the Aquatic Gardeners Association. She was editor of the AGA magazine, The Aquatic Gardener for 5 years and is now Technical Editor of the magazine. She has served as a judge for both the AGA Aquascaping Contest and the Aqua Design Amano International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest since their inception. She has also served as a consultant on several major projects at public aquaria.
She has traveled to South and Central America and Thailand as well as the southern part of the U.S. to photograph study aquatic plants and biotopes in the wild. In Brazil she has assisted with Project Piaba, a conservation program in the Amazon centered on the aquarium fish trade. She regularly does programs for groups ranging from school children to garden clubs and church organizations.
All of this travel has given her ample opportunity to engage in photography as well as the study of local biotopes. Travels to Europe, Canada and many parts ofthe U.S. have allowed her to continue her photography in other settings. While the majority of her work is nature-related, there is also a good smattering of cultural, architectural and creative material as well.
Karen is a member of the Boston West Photographic society,(www.bwps.org) where she serves on the board of directors.
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